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2 years ago#1
Nintendo and Gamefreak have, for the first time decided not to call their mainline games Pokemon [] version. They're just Pokemon X and Pokemon Y.

What could that mean? If anything at all?
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2 years ago#2
Ran out of 'colour' ideas
2 years ago#3
Aladdin2557 posted...
Ran out of 'colour' ideas


I seriously doubt that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colors:_A%E2%80%93F

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colors:_G%E2%80%93M

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colors:_N%E2%80%93Z
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2 years ago#4
Maybe because they're no longer just "versions" of the same game. Maybe each one has it's own plot and very different region layout.

Or maybe they just got tired of typing it, I know I got tired of saying it before long
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2 years ago#5
It was Nintendo of America and Europe who did it, not GameFreak. Japan has always just been Pokémon <Name>.

I figure they dropped it after B2W2 when they made the games Pokémon Black Version 2 and White Version 2 where they realised it was ridiculous

Aladdin2557 posted...
Ran out of 'colour' ideas


Haven't been colours since after Yellow...
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2 years ago#6
Probs cause it was just redundant.
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2 years ago#7
Serebii from SPP posted...
It was Nintendo of America and Europe who did it, not GameFreak. Japan has always just been Pokémon <Name>.

I figure they dropped it after B2W2 when they made the games Pokémon Black Version 2 and White Version 2 where they realised it was ridiculous

Aladdin2557 posted...
Ran out of 'colour' ideas


Haven't been colours since after Yellow...


Black and White
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2 years ago#8
Pokemon X version sounds kind of porny.

Pokemon Y version, well imagine Consuela from Family Guy trying to buy it. It would sound like "White Version" too much.
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2 years ago#9
Enferolunos posted...
Serebii from SPP posted...
It was Nintendo of America and Europe who did it, not GameFreak. Japan has always just been Pokémon <Name>.

I figure they dropped it after B2W2 when they made the games Pokémon Black Version 2 and White Version 2 where they realised it was ridiculous

Aladdin2557 posted...
Ran out of 'colour' ideas


Haven't been colours since after Yellow...


Black and White


Black and White aren't colors, but that's off-topic
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2 years ago#10
Keeping it classy.
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